Wednesday , 20 February 2019

Valuation Review

Valuation Review

Appraising retail property requires more financial info-Part II

Valuation Review continues its conversation with Franz Ross and Sergio Lo Presti. The real estate appraiser and regional appraisal firm partner offer more advice for appraisers when determining value on retail and other specific property types. Read Part II of the story for more information. Via:: Appraising retail property requires more financial info-Part II       

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MBA reacts to proposed appraisal threshold increase

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), in a letter dated Feb. 5 to the federal financial regulators, outlined its support of the proposed changes to the appraisal threshold for residential real estate transactions, pointing out that appraisals still need to be done to provide the quality of data that automated valuation models or other technology platforms use to help perform evaluations. …

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Six organizations oppose threshold increase

The American Society of Appraisers, along with five additional organizations, filed additional comments with federal banking regulators. The filing urged the agencies to abandon a proposed increase in the residential appraisal threshold from $250,000 to $400,000. Read on to learn more about what these organizations are saying. Via:: Six organizations oppose threshold increase       

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Stewart appoints director of lender sales

Stewart Title appointed Rich Kuegler to the role of national director of lender sales. In his new role, Kuegler will be responsible for sales and business development strategy for Stewart’s lender channel, amongst other assignments. Read on to learn more. Via:: Stewart appoints director of lender sales       

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FHA loan available for new purchases, first-time buyers

Texas Premier Mortgage recently launched a Federal Housing Administration loan program for new purchasers and first-time homebuyers, emphasizing the need to find the newest and best mortgage loan products available to the consumer. Read on to learn more. Via:: FHA loan available for new purchases, first-time buyers       

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Valuation company acquires third-party business

Consolidated Analytics announced its acquisition of Carrington Property Services. The transaction, which was finalized Feb. 1, broadens Consolidated Analytics’ scope of services and enhances its value proposition to its lender, GSE, servicer and capital markets clients. Read on to learn more about this key industry acquisition. Via:: Valuation company acquires third-party business       

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